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Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) Services

Division: Med

Dr Sarah Caine

0117 342 1315

All-age stroke (and Medicine for the Elderly)

Dr Nicola Devitt

0117 342 1315

All-age stroke

Dr Clare Holmes

0117 342 1315

All-age stroke

Dr Peter Murphy

0117 342 1315

All-age stroke (and Medicine for the Elderly)

Rapid Access TIA and Minor Stroke One Stop Clinic


Ward A515, Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI)


Monday - Friday


0117 342 4800


0117 342 4003

Stroke Clinic


Level 4, BRI


Dr Sarah Caine

General and Follow up clinics are held weekly at the BRI.  Please refer to Dr Caine's secretary on the number above.

One Stroke clinic per month is also held at South Bristol Community Hospital (SBCH), supported by the wider multi-disciplinary team, consisting of nurses, physiotherapists and occupational therapists, to provide a holistic review and plan further treatment.

General weekly Stroke clinic also now held at SBCH.

Stroke Thrombolysis

Service available at BRI between the hours of 08:00 - 23:00. Patient referral is needed within 3.5 hours of the definite onset of symptoms.

Please send patients through 999 Ambulance Service directly to BRI.

Specialist Nurses

Pauline Baker

Bleep 2373

Stroke Coordinator

Clara Akinsola

Bleep 6368

Stroke Pathway facilitator

June Weller

Bleep 4972

TIA Services

Research Team

Amy Steele

0117 342 4022

Mairead Osborne

0117 342 4022


Single Point of Access for advice about stroke and TIA referrals, available 9-5pm, 7 days per week. 07887 452 814